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Iowa: Romney, Santorum seesawing in narrow vote
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw battle for supremacy in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses late Tuesday night, the opening round of a campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama. Texas Rep. Ron Paul ran third. Returns from 93 percent of the state’s 1,774 precincts showed Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, and Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, in a near dead heat, a fitting c...
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Police: Two men caught in act of robbery, sexual assault
RENO — Police caught two men Sunday in the act of robbing an apartment and sexually assaulting a woman. Reno resident Dominique Ceasar Jr., 28, and Andre Lamar Briscoe, 23, a resident of Sacramento, Calif., have been charged with home invasion, burglary, robbery, kidnapping, battery with the intent to commit sexual assault and battery-strangulation. The two men were found by Reno police officers responding to a call about a home invasion in th...
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Man appears to choose suicide over arrest after domestic dis...
Hunting buddy describes victim as an ‘outstanding guy’
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Possible string of robberies hits local Dad’s Quick Mart
SPARKS — Police are looking for a man who robbed the Dad’s Quick Mart on Sparks Boulevard and are investigating whether it might be part of a string of robberies. At about 1:45 a.m. Monday, a white male believed to be between 20 and 25 years old robbed the Dad’s Quick Mart at 5212 Sparks Blvd. at gunpoint.  The suspect left on foot prior to police arrival.  At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a black hoodie sweat shirt with blu...
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Reno Air Racing Association to make big announcement
Future plans for the event post-crash will be discussed Wednesday
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Reno-Tahoe area visitors trade skis for golf clubs
Region ended month with no precipitation, the driest December in almost 130 years
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Reno man shot at Sparks apt complex
Shooter is cooperating with police investigation
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Girl dies after fall from a moving vehicle
Name of the youth has not been released
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Police: Fireworks for NYE mostly in the sky, few problems on...
Only 13 DUI arrests reported between NHP and local police
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Looking ahead to 2012
Officials have a lot to think about as we enter the new year
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Exercise physiologist shares recipe for fitness success
Expert from UNCE gives tips for keeping New Year’s goals
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Nevada welcomes 2012 with big crowds and fireworks
Performances by big-name stars in Vegas, big crowds from California among the state’s NYE highlights
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Free New Year's Eve RTC rides today
Extended service runs from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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Year in Review: Top Stories of 2011
By Nathan Orme, editor Local story of the year — Street Vibrations shooting “It’s Happening Here” took an unfortunate twist for the city of Sparks this year. The “it” in the tagline for the efforts to increase the special events dates on Sparks’ calendar now can include biker club violence, after the Sept. 23 fatal shooting that occurred outside Trader Dick’s restaurant inside John Ascuaga’s Nugget. Members of the Hells Angels and Vagos motorc...
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For Auld Lang Syne
On this final day of 2011, the editorial staff of the Sparks Tribune shares its picks for the winners and losers of the year.
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